Clotilde Pierson

Dr. Pierson is the Principal Investigator of the radiantlab and an Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering (Culbertson Faculty Scholar) in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University.

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In a Nutshell

  • Advocate for daylighting in buildings ☀️
  • Committed to lifelong learning 👩‍🏫
  • Passionate about using innovative technologies in teaching and research 👩‍💻
  • Excited about data analysis and statistics 📊
  • Belgian roots, strong research collaborations with EU network 🇧🇪 🇪🇺
  • Yogi, hiker, skier 🕉️
  • Historical and realist literature/movie geek 🎬 📚

Education and Work History

Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering

Culbertson Faculty Scholar

School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE)

Oregon State University (OSU)

Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Jan 2022Today

Guest Professor

Electrical Engineering and Energy Technology Department (ETEC)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Brussels, Belgium

Mar 2021Dec 2021

Postdoc Researcher

Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID)

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Dec 2019Dec 2021

Mobility

  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)

PhD Engineering Sciences and Technology

Architecture et Climat

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Oct 2015Nov 2019

Mobility

  • École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
  • Universidad del Bío-Bío (UBioBio)
  • Tokai University (UTokai)

Junior Architect

La Verte Voie - Collectif d'Architectes

Ottignies, Belgium

Jan 2015Sep 2015

Research Assistant

Architecture et Climat

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Oct 2014Sept 2015

MSc Architectural Engineering

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Sep 2012Jun 2014

BSc Architectural Engineering

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Sep 2009Jun 2012

Teaching

2022

Co-Instructor

Oregon State University (OSU)

CE/ARE419 · Civil Infrastructure/Architectural Engineering Design

Undergraduate125 students)

Co-Instructor

Oregon State University (OSU)

CE418 · Civil Engineering Professional Practice

Undergraduate125 students)

2021

Guest Professor

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

ARCH-Y501 · Daylighting in Buildings

Graduate20 students)

Teaching Assistant

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

AR-442 · Comfort and Architecture: Sustainable Strategies

Graduate50 students)

Guest Lecturer

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)

7S885 · Capita Selecta Lighting Technology

Graduate40 students)

2020

Teaching Assistant

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

AR-442 · Comfort and Architecture: Sustainable Strategies

Graduate40 students)

Guest Lecturer

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)

7HK30 · Physics of light and lighting design

Undergraduate30 students)

Guest Lecturer

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT University)

BE4001 · Lighting, Daylighting and Integrated Design Lab

Graduate30 students)

Guest Lecturer

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)

7S885 · Capita Selecta Lighting Technology

Graduate15 students)

2019, 2017

Guest Lecturer

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

LICAR2404 · Architectural Research Seminar: Applied Physics

Graduate40 students)

Services

International Committee Member

International Commission on Illumination (CIE)

  • Technical Committee 2-86 · Glare Measurement by Imaging Luminance Measurement Device
  • Technical Committee 3-56 · Assessment of Discomfort Glare from Daylight in Buildings
  • Technical Committee 3-60 · Spectral Daylight Characteristics

National Committee Member

Belgian Institute on Illumination (IBE-BIV)

  • Work Group B · Light Applications

Reviewer for Scientific Journals

  • Architectural Science Review
  • Building and Environment
  • Building Simulation
  • Indoor and Built Environment
  • Journal of Building Performance Simulation
  • Journal of Environmental Psychology
  • LEUKOS
  • Lighting Research & Technology

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